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Ayesha Casely-Hayford | Actress | Ian Findlay Photography

Ayesha Casely-Hayford | Actress | Ian Findlay Photography

Earnest

21 October
Kudzanayi Chiwawa and Ayesha Casely-Hayford in rehearsals for The Importance of Being Earnest, A Two Gents Production

  I am currently doing my first theatre tour. It’s amazing.   The Importance of Being Earnest The play we are doing is an adaptation of The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde. It is adapted by having two women of colour, myself and actress Kudzanayi Chiwawa, doing ALL of the parts. We are […]

We Dance We Work We Sing

19 March
Ayesha Casely-Hayford We Dance We Work We Sing

Solo Theatre  My solo theatre piece created in workshop with director Colin Watkeys is called “We Dance We Work We Sing”. I used Colin’s creative techniques to create my show. Everyone can learn these techniques! Just go along to his Face to Face Festivals and workshops currently at the Actors Centre, Covent Garden. We Dance We Work We […]

Whose London?

30 December
Ayesha Casely-Hayford

In November at The Southwark Playhouse we performed our play about the changes happening in Brixton London “Where Will We Live?” The Southwark Playhouse  is a lovely theatre venue in Elephant and Castle. There are two theatre spaces, “The Large” and “The Little”. We were in The Little, feeling large because with just over one […]

Notting Hill Carnival – Jumping Up

01 September
Ayesha Casely-Hayford and Helen Boast

An amazing last few months! Shooting my second feature film with Tony Oldham and Blackstone Valentine, discovering Notting Hill Carnival.  Freedom, Jumping Up with Mas With A Difference and the Eclipse Band, costumes beautifully made by Flora Nabena. So much pride and love in these two Carnival days. And rum (spot the flasks).    Ayesha […]